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Tweet As I have traveled twice for work to Lancaster, visiting the Lake District was a logical choice. Windermere is just a 40 minute train ride from Lancaster. Everyone I consulted (which was not much) told me to go to Windermere as that is the rail head as well. So, I had a hotel booking [...]


A Guide to Welsh Walking

by Mridula on November 21, 2013

in UK

Tweet If you’re looking for a top walking destination, where panoramic views, a variety of trails and routes, and fascinating culture are a guarantee, look no further than Wales for your next hiking holiday. Whether your passion is for gorge walking, scenic coastal strolls or mountain hiking that pushes you to your physical limits, Wales [...]


Tweet Between 2007 and 2011 I traveled to UK (for work) 5 times. I was going through London Heathrow thrice and Manchester twice. From London I would then travel to Oxford. And from Manchester my destination has been Lancaster. I actually liked Oxford City a lot. I would spend sometime in London as well but [...]


Tweet It took me three visits to Oxford before I could go punting! When I saw those punt boats for the first time just ahead of the Oxford City Center on the Magdalen River, I wanted to try it. After all, who would not be tempted to view the historic Oxford buildings while gliding through [...]


Tweet   For this Friday’s Skywatch I looked into my folders and decided to post this picture of the evening sky at Heysham in Lancashire, UK. For more skies from around the world please visit the skywatch page.


Tweet   This was July 2011 when I was at Lancaster and ventured to Heysham. This sunset and view was so uplifting. In fact sunsets around Heysham and Morecambe are really a treat to watch. For more skies from around the world please visit the skywatch page.